[ntp:questions] NTP architecture recommendation

cray74 dietmar.baur at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 07:23:53 UTC 2007

On Aug 18, 12:16 am, Harlan Stenn <st... at ntp.org> wrote:
> Depending on your budget you might want some sort of atomic clock in there
> for the times when you are not getting a signal.  You might also want to
> look at a modem driver as a 2nd source.
> To my knowledge Meinberg has never been bitten by a software bug where their
> clocks would report incorrect time.
> Regardless, I tend to suggest to folks that they peer all their top-tier
> servers and use different vendors *and* different modalities.
> Finally, I believe President Bush said that in the time of certain
> emergencies he would order the GPS satellites to broadcast incorrect time
> (which would make GPS unreliable for ... navigation); this possibility is at
> least something to be aware of.
> H

Great comment, will consider it in my decision!


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